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On North Korea, the South’s Leader Has One Key Point: Kim Jong-un Is Different

A central message in Mr. Moon’s diplomatic efforts is that Mr. Kim truly wants to be a great economic reformer for his country, as Deng Xiaoping was for China decades ago, and that the world must not miss the opportunity. Mr. Kim, he [...]

Kim Jong-un Invites Pope Francis to North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, which has been condemned as one of the worst suppressors of religious freedom in the world, has invited Pope Francis to visit his country, South Korea’s government said [...]

What Did Mike Pompeo Get From Kim Jong-un? Four Takeaways

SEOUL, South Korea — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Sunday with Kim Jong-un of North Korea as he tried to get him to take steps toward denuclearization and arrange another summit meeting with President Trump. Here are four [...]

Donald Trump jokes he and Kim Jong-un ‘fell in love’

President Trump joked Saturday that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have gotten along so well that they “fell in love.” Praising the progress he said they’ve made toward halting the rogue regime’s nuclear program, Mr. Trump said [...]

Kim Jong-un Says He Wants Denuclearization Before Trump’s Current Term Ends

SEOUL, South Korea — Offering an olive branch to President Trump, Kim Jong-un told a South Korean envoy that he wanted to denuclearize North Korea before Mr. Trump’s current term ends in early 2021, the envoy said on Thursday. Expressing [...]

South Korean Leader Pushes Ahead on Plan to Meet Kim Jong-un

SEOUL, South Korea — President Moon Jae-in of South Korea sees a more urgent need to travel to North Korea next month and meet with its leader, Kim Jong-un, now that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s planned trip there this week [...]

Kim Jong-un Focuses on Economy as Nuclear Talks With U.S. Stall

[unable to retrieve full-text content] North Korea’s leader is lashing out against economic missteps as he turns his attention to building prosperity. But he needs American cooperation. Source: NYT > World

Kim Jong-un Returns to China, This Time With Leverage

[unable to retrieve full-text content] As the United States and China drift into a trade war, Mr. Kim, a week after meeting President Trump, will have the chance to play one power against the other. Source: NYT > World

Live Briefing: Live Updates: President Trump to Meet Kim Jong-un of North Korea

[unable to retrieve full-text content] At stake is the American goal of ridding North Korea of its nuclear arsenal and Mr. Kim’s desire to remove American weapons from the Korean Peninsula Source: NYT > World

Kim Jong-un Arrives in Singapore Ahead of Summit Meeting With Trump

“He couldn’t answer their questions,” Mr. Shanmugam said at a media briefing on Sunday. “They checked his mobile phone and saw that he’s been checking through and visiting sites on suicide bombings, and they made an assessment” [...]